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Forest Jazz Concert Cancelled for June 9

May 30, 2018, 8:58 AM HST (Updated May 30, 2018, 9:23 AM)

top news storyDue to the volcanic conditions in the area, Island News Hawaii reported the Volcano Art Center is canceling the Jazz in the Forest concerts scheduled for June 9, 2018.

Island News Hawaii said the quilt show on the weekend of July 7 is still scheduled—check for updates on Island News Hawaii or the VAC website.

Island News Hawaii said as of today, VAC plans to continue with the Jazz in the Forest concert schedule in August. “Island News Hawaii respectfully request Pele’s cooperation in continuing the music series in August and thereafter,” a VAC spokesperson said.

On Aug. 11, the Volcano Art Center plans to offer the Brazilian concerts that were previously scheduled, including vocalist-trumpet magician Andrea Lindborg and composer-pianist Loren Wilken, along with Jean Pierre Thoma and the Jazztones.

Sept. 8 will be a salute to Duke Ellington, featuring vocalist Jeannine Guillory-Kane and Loren Wilken.

Oct. 13 will be the return of the Latin dance band FUEGO with bassist Matt Spencer and percussionists.

Nov.10 will be the UH Jazz Orchestra presenting another collection of Zappa based excitement.

Dec 8 will be the annual pre-Christmas concert featuring Jeannine and Loren in new and exciting arrangements of carols and seasonal music.

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